IT Support Engineer

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  • Location:

    Corsham, Wiltshire

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  • Salary:

    £450 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Liam Parsons

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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IT Support Engineer

Outside IR35

£450 - £500 per day

12 month contract

*Please note this postion requires SC Clearance

Job description

  • The L2/L3 IT Support Engineer is to be capable of installing and maintaining computer hardware and software systems to ensure an operational output

  • Responsibilities include:-

  • Responding to technical support calls from end users of computers and software applications

  • Setting up and installing new computers, networks and software and follow work instructions to change components.

  • Installing updates and patches to software applications

  • Installing and configuring operating systems, anti-virus software and other applications

  • Diagnosing and fixing network problems and hardware or software faults

  • Maintaining inventories of hardware and software and requesting replacements from logistics chain

  • Managing backups of servers, in case of data loss

  • Keeping a record of issues and faults along with solutions, for future reference

  • Installation of IT Hardware across the UK

  • Maintain network connectivity and accurately record changes

Must haves

  • Good technical background ideally with military knowledge and decent fault finding skills

  • SC Clearance and willing to go for DV.

  • Experience using and administering Microsoft Active Directory, Group Policy and DNS.

  • Use and understanding of Microsoft Server O/S (ideally 2012R2 and Windows 10)

  • Experience working/administrating virtualised environments (ideally VMware vCenter)

  • Good experience working with different computer hardware

  • Able to lift, shift and install heavy equipment

  • Willing to travel and work in sometimes benign environments

  • Willing to work outside normal working hours

Good to have

  • Administering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

  • Administering Microsoft Skype Server 2016

  • Administering Microsoft SharePoint Server

  • Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2016

  • Administering Trend DSM

  • Administering VEEAM

  • Administering SolarWinds

  • Administering Amulet Hotkey Zero Clients (Using Zero Client Manager)

  • Administering Meinburg NTP

  • Administering VMware Horizon and AppVolumes

  • Knowledge of ADFS

  • Administering Microsoft Skype Server 2016

  • Experience with Windows PKI ideally within Defence.